Forest Bathing in an Artist's Garden

Luxury & Special Occasions in Northern Colorado

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On this gentle, mindful walk on the private property of the former home, studio, and gallery of well-known painters Hiroshi Tagami and Michael Powell, you'll leave behind the stresses of the world and get in touch with the healing powers of the natural world. The gardens were designed and created by the late Mr. Tagami and feature a wide variety of exotic and beautiful plants and flowers, some specimens even created by the the artist himself. As we move through the grounds and along the paved switchback in the forested gully at the back of the property, your certified forest therapy guide will offer a series of “invitations” to help you re-connect with nature and with yourself through your senses.Following your forest bathing walk, you'll get exclusive entry to the art gallery, featuring works in different media by local artists. Forest therapy is an evidence-based practice inspired by the Japanese "shinrin-yoku" (translates to "forest bathing"), now a global wellness movement.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kahaluu Gallery and Gardens, Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiYou will be guided on a mindful walk through the gardens and forested switchback in the peaceful setting created by the late Hawai'i artist Hiroshi Tagami. Your certified forest therapy guide will offer a series of “invitations” to help you re-connect with nature through your senses. You'll get to try a tea from the forest and a healthy, locally-sourced snack. Forest therapy is an evidence-based practice inspired by the Japanese "shinrin-yoku" (roughly translates to "forest bathing"), now a global wellness movement. After the two-hour forest bathing walk, you'll get exclusive access to the art gallery, which contains paintings and giclees by Tagami, sculptures and ceramics, jewelry, and photographs by other local artists.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Snacks - Locally sourced
  • Mats to sit on
  • Walking sticks, if requested
  • Professional guide, certified by the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy
  • Coffee and/or Tea - A forest tea, made from a plant found on the property used in traditional Hawaiian medicine
  • Entry/Admission - Kahaluu Gallery and Gardens

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
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